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Fire Alarm Panel:
Simplex 4100 U Fire Alarm
General Description: Fire
alarm devices include addressable manual pull stations, smoke and/or heat
detection in common areas and mechanical spaces, visual/audible alarm devices
and integrated automatic detection devices that monitor related systems such as
fire sprinkler systems. Each residence sleeping area is equipped with an
addressable smoke detector/sounder base, which sounds in the room to alert the
occupant to a possible fire condition. All alarm conditions sound at the
complex alarm panel and at the monitoring station located at the University’s
police communications center.
Fire Alarm Testing and
Inspection: Individual components
of the fire alarm system are tested biannually by SimplexGrinnell-certified fire
alarm technicians in accordance with
72, National Fire Alarm Code.
AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
Type of System:
Automatic sprinkler monitored by the fire
Building is fully
sprinklered in accordance with NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of
Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies. Standpipes have been installed to
permit the fire department to connect hoses for fire suppression operations.
System Inspection: The automatic
sprinkler system is inspected annually, by
inspection technicians, in
accordance with NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.
PORTABLE FIRE SUPPRESSION EQUIPMENT
Extinguishers: Fire extinguishers
are located throughout the building in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
Extinguisher Inspections: Fire
extinguishers located in residence halls are inspected monthly by the Office of
Environmental Health & Safety. Annual inspection and maintenance is conducted by
a qualified vendor
in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.
SMOKE CONTROL/FIRE DOORS
This building is equipped
with self closing fire doors that must be kept closed at all times.
Doors: There are no
smoke control doors in this building.